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Posts tagged as “The Legacy of Juneteenth: the Current Struggle for Black Liberation in Seattle”

Spotlight on Juneteenth: The Central Conversation Continues

Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day, or Freedom Day, gets its name from its date – June 19. Commemorating the official freedom of all slaves in the United States (specifically in the former Confederate States of America,) this American holiday celebrates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition…